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NASA plans to send submarine to Saturn's moon Titan
NASA plans to send submarine to Saturn's moon Titan

NASA is working on sending a submarine into the depths of the Kraken Mare, Inverse.com reported on Saturday.

ISRO to test scramjet engine
ISRO to test scramjet engine

India's rocket port is located at Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh around 80km from here.

Space X Dragon successfully splashes down in Pacific Ocean with crucial NASA research samples
Space X Dragon successfully splashes down in Pacific Ocean with crucial NASA research samples

Astronauts Takuya Onishi and Kate Rubins commanded the release of the Dragon at 6:10 a.m EDT on Friday. 

Rosetta probe captures stunning images of huge comet eruption- Watch video!
Rosetta probe captures stunning images of huge comet eruption- Watch video!

According to Space.com, the outburst occurred on February 19, when Rosetta probe was about 22 miles away from the comet.

Juno probe to make its closest approach to Jupiter tomorrow!
Juno probe to make its closest approach to Jupiter tomorrow!

At the moment of closest approach, Juno will be about 2,500 miles (4,200 kilometers) above Jupiter's swirling clouds and traveling at 130,000 mph (208,000 kilometers per hour) with respect to the planet, says NASA.

SpaceX Dragon cargo craft departs International Space Station
SpaceX Dragon cargo craft departs International Space Station

As per NASA, astronauts Takuya Onishi and Kate Rubins will command the release of the Dragon at 6:10 a.m EDT Friday.

New method to narrow down search for Earth 2.0
New method to narrow down search for Earth 2.0

 The system creates a new way to assess the habitability and biological evolution possibilities of planets outside our solar system.

NASA astronaut Jeff Williams goes click-click as US National Park Service celebrates centennial!
NASA astronaut Jeff Williams goes click-click as US National Park Service celebrates centennial!

The astronaut captured 100 images of national parks from his standpoint inside the ISS when it was in low Earth orbit, which NASA assembled a released the final image for the world to see.

Mercury's peculiar surface a mystery no more; NASA scientists solve the puzzle!
Mercury's peculiar surface a mystery no more; NASA scientists solve the puzzle!

Working with data from NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft, which orbited Mercury from 2011 to 2015, scientists in the Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science Division have found that Mercury is extremely diverse.

Happy anniversary, Voyager 2: NASA celebrates spacecraft's legacy 35 years on!
Happy anniversary, Voyager 2: NASA celebrates spacecraft's legacy 35 years on!

Today, August 25, 2016, marks the fly-by's 35th anniversary and American space agency NASA is celebrating its legacy.

Watch: Astronaut Scott Kelly congratulates Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams on breaking record
Watch: Astronaut Scott Kelly congratulates Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams on breaking record

Jeff surpassed 520 days living in space, breaking Kelly's previous record for most cumulative time spent in space by a US astronaut, which was set during Kelly's year-long mission.

Earth-like planet found in nearest solar system: Study
Earth-like planet found in nearest solar system: Study

Scientists on Wednesday announced the discovery of an Earth-sized planet orbiting the star nearest our Sun, opening up the glittering prospect of a habitable world that may one day be explored by robots.

Watch: NASA astronaut Jeff Williams shares stunning view of Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
Watch: NASA astronaut Jeff Williams shares stunning view of Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona

NASA astronaut Jeff Williams who is also the commander of the International Space Station (ISS) has been showering with breathtaking images and videos of the Earth.

After 22 months, NASA regains contact with sun-watching STEREO-B spacecraft!
After 22 months, NASA regains contact with sun-watching STEREO-B spacecraft!

Communications with STEREO-B were lost during a test of a system that is triggered when the spacecraft can't communicate with Earth for 72 hours.

Mars had climate suitable for life four billion years ago
Mars had climate suitable for life four billion years ago

Since the 1970s, scientists have identified valleys and channels on Mars which they think were carved out and eroded by rain and surface runoff, just like on the Earth.

Venus-Jupiter conjunction on August 27: Viewing tips! (Watch)
Venus-Jupiter conjunction on August 27: Viewing tips! (Watch)

Stargazers will be treated to a spectacular celestial show this weekend, the Venus-Jupiter conjunction.

Saturn's moon Dione reveals its contrasting features to NASA's Cassini! - See pic
Saturn's moon Dione reveals its contrasting features to NASA's Cassini! - See pic

In a new image released by NASA, the visible features are a mixture of tectonics – the bright, linear features – and impact cratering – the round features, which are spread across the entire surface.

Hundreds of NASA's studies now available online for free!
Hundreds of NASA's studies now available online for free!

Now you can easily keep yourself updated with the fascinating discoveries of the space.

Young massive star identified in the Milky Way
Young massive star identified in the Milky Way

This young star -- already more than 30 times the mass of our Sun "is still in the process of gathering material from its parent molecular cloud, and may be even more massive when it finally reaches adulthood".

ISRO to launch four key satellites in next three months; also reveals plans for 2020 mission to sun!
ISRO to launch four key satellites in next three months; also reveals plans for 2020 mission to sun!

The mission objective of Chandrayan-II is to soft-land at a suitable site on moon’s surface and carry out chemical analysis. 

NASA's Curiosity rover captures 360-degree view of buttes and mesas on Mars
NASA's Curiosity rover captures 360-degree view of buttes and mesas on Mars

The US space agency NASA has released a 360-degree view of eroded mesas and buttes on the red planet.

NASA astronauts successfully install new docking ports at ISS
NASA astronauts successfully install new docking ports at ISS

 Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams and Flight Engineer Kate Rubins of NASA have successfully installed the first of the two new docking ports for commercial space ships at the International Space Station (ISS).

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope investigates stellar shrapnel!
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope investigates stellar shrapnel!

The US space agency NASA has released a picture of the aftermath of the energetic detonation of stellar shrapnel scattering across the sky.

This Venus-like exoplanet might be oxygen-rich but supports no life
This Venus-like exoplanet might be oxygen-rich but supports no life

The Venus-like exoplanet might have an atmosphere despite being baked to a temperature of around 450 degrees Fahrenheit.

NASA astronauts conduct spacewalk to install docking adaptor
NASA astronauts conduct spacewalk to install docking adaptor

Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams and Flight Engineer Kate Rubins of NASA are conducting the spacewalk to install equipment (adaptor) that was launched on a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft and arrived at the station on July 20, 2016.  

Watch: A clear oblique view of Olympic Mountains from space!
Watch: A clear oblique view of Olympic Mountains from space!

All thanks to the astronauts, who are currently aboard the International Space Station (ISS) that we get to witness many breathtaking views of our planet.

NASA gearing up to launch first asteroid sample return mission next month
NASA gearing up to launch first asteroid sample return mission next month

The Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft will be launched on September 8 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.

Stephen Hawking's prediction on black hole observed in lab
Stephen Hawking's prediction on black hole observed in lab

According to Hawking's prediction, black holes might not be bottomless pits and some information can escape black holes in the form of energy. 

NASA shares breathtaking view of Lake Powell from Space Station's EarthKAM
NASA shares breathtaking view of Lake Powell from Space Station's EarthKAM

The US space agency NASA has released a beautiful picture of Lake Powell.

NASA announces Space Robotics Challenge to prepare robots for Mars journey!
NASA announces Space Robotics Challenge to prepare robots for Mars journey!

This event seeks to develop the capabilities of humanoid robots to help astronauts on the journey to Mars.